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Death of a powerful idiom (ek muhaavare ki akaal mrityu)

The Reserve Bank Of India (RBI) has consigned to history the 25 paise coin, called in public parlance as “chavanni”. The coin is no more a legal tender. Can the idiom “chavanni chhaap” survive this economic assault on linguistic usage? The mandarins of the RBI are rich men and women, a part of the global […]

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